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BIFA names new national chairman

Mark Bromley (left) has succeeded Fred Osborn as the elected national chairman of BIFA – the British International Freight Association – for a two-year period. He has been associated with BIFA for many years, working for BIFA member Allways International Freight Forwarding and was previously chairman of BIFA’s Surface Policy Group. Fred Osborn becomes immediate vice-chairman for a two-year term. Alongside him is John Stubbings (right), group director and company secretary of ... [+]

Kelly Dennis to head DSV customer service

DSV has appointed Kelly Dennis, based in Purfleet, as head of its customer service team. She will also be involved with DSV’s customer service training academy. [+]

New warehouse man for Broekman

Rotterdam-based Broekman Logistics has appointed Ron Kuijpers as director of business development for warehousing and distribution. He brings many years of experience in a wide range of commercial and operational positions in the logistics sector, including companies such as UPS SCS, Geodis and Flextronics Logistics. ... [+]

Scotland’s Scott McCutcheon wins UKWA award

Bullet Express’ Scott McCutcheon won the Young Employee of the Year title at the UK Warehousing Association Awards 2017. He joined the Glasgow-based firm from school at the age of 17 as a telesales executive but when Bullet moved to a new 200,000 sq ft ... [+]

Two more recruits for Virgin Atlantic cargo

Following the appointment in June of David Geer as managing director, Virgin Atlantic Cargo has made two additions to its sales team. Ryan Ellis (pictured, left) takes up the position of head of global accounts while Ray Wood (right) joins the airline as regional sales ... [+]

‘Freight MP’ loses seat; election result “a disaster” says Europa boss

Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Freight Transport, Labour MP Rob Flello, has lost his Stoke-on-Trent South seat to the Conservatives, by 663 votes. Before the election, he had warned that he faced an uphill struggle to get re-elected which could in turn ... [+]

Stewart Oades to be next John Good chairman

Hull-based family-owned logistics and shipping company John Good Group has appointed Stewart Oades deputy chairman as part of its long-term succession plan. Over the next 12 months, he will work closely with the chairman, John Rutherford, and managing director, Alan Platt before taking over as group ... [+]

Prestigious Irish Award for Sean McCool

International Airline Marketing Limited Chairman, Sean McCool was the recipient of the "Transport Leader Award" at the Irish Logistics & Transport Awards - 2017 (held March 30, 2017 in Dublin). Sean established IAM in 1989. The lead division in a group of companies that provide air ... [+]

Henry Gorski to Lead Procurement and Global Ocean Coverage at enVista

enVista, a leading global supply chain consulting and IT services firm, announces today that Henry Gorski has joined the enVista Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) team as ocean category manager. In this role, Gorski will be responsible for navigating enVista’s procurement goals on ... [+]

TIACA chief to step down

TIACA secreatary general Doug Brittin is to retire at the end of this year.   A selection committee, under the direction of Sebastiaan Scholte of Jan de Rijk Logistics has been established to review and recruit candidates for a replacement. Brittin will stay with TIACA in ... [+]